Helck Anime Releases Main Trailer and Theme Song Info

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The Helck anime adaptation has received a main trailer and details about its theme songs. It was also revealed that the show will premiere on July 11 (effectively July 12 at 1:29 AM JST) in Japan.

The opening theme song, which is featured in the trailer, is Hiroki Nanami‘s “It’s My Soul.” Meanwhile, the ending theme song is “Statice” by saji.

Additionally, it was announced that Char Aznable voice actor Shuuichi Ikeda is lending his voice to the show as its narrator, while Yukana is playing the role of The Witch.

Helck is based on the manga by Nanaki Nanao, which ran from 2014 to 2017 with 12 tankoubon volumes. It was serialized in Ura Sunday magazine and the MangaONE app and published under the Ura Shonen Sunday Comics label. The story takes place after the defeat of the Demon King at the hands of a hero. With the Demon King’s throne vacant, a battle kicks off to determine his successor. Unexpectedly, one of the participants is a mighty human called Helck, who claims to hate other humans. 

Tatsuo Satou (Atom the BeginningMadan no Ou to Vanadis) is directing the anime at Satelight with Yoshinori Deno (Sakugan chief animation director) as animation character designer and Toshizou Nemoto (Bakuten!! series composer) and Mitsutaka Hirota (Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire series composer) as scenario writers.

The cast includes:

 Katsuyuki Konishi as Helck

• Mikako Komatsu as Vermilio

• Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Azudra 

• Akira Ishida as Hon

• Shiki Aoki as Asta

 Haruka Shiraishi as Ista

• Hiroyuki Yoshino as Kenros

• Rena Maeda as Hyura

Sources: @Helck_anime, Helck website

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